Silwan

Palestinians urge NBC to cancel show that aids Israel's Jerusalem land grab

New NBC drama to be filmed in Jerusalem “will give legitimacy to Israel’s policies of apartheid, ethnic cleansing and colonization,” groups say.

Israeli forces raid home to arrest 4-year-old, dad says

“I told the officer, ‘you want to arrest him; should I send milk and diapers with him?”

Video: Palestinian girl determined to stay in Silwan despite Israeli settler aggression

“My dream is like the dream of any Palestinian kid,” says Tayma. “It is to live in safety and not in the shadow of colonization, and not to feel crushed every time I leave the house. And my other dream is to become a famous Palestinian rapper.”

Hyundai equipment used for new Israeli demolitions in Silwan, while company distances from local dealer

Israel destroyed Palestinian property in Silwan for the development of a “national park” on Monday. Meanwhile, Hyundai announced it has ended a deal with an Israeli agency.

Tel Aviv University's role in settler-run archaeological dig "playing into hands of BDS," Israeli academics complain

Dozens of academics from Israel and abroad, worried about the threat of academic boycott, petition university over participation in archaeological dig in the Silwan neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem.

Right-wing group's theft of Palestinian heritage outlined in new study

A French diplomat has been scolded for daring to recognize the importance of Palestinian heritage.

Podcast: Huseyin Oruç on holding Israel accountable for attacks, raids on Gaza-bound boats

Huseyin Oruç of the Turkish humanitarian relief organization IHH talks about legal plans to hold Israeli officials accountable for the seizure of the Estelle and the attacks on the Mavi Marmara which killed nine in 2010.

Stop the bulldozers, Act now: end JCB's complicity in Israel's destruction of Palestinian communities

British charity War on Want has launched the Stop the Bulldozers-campaign aiming to end British firm JCB’s complicity in Israel’s crimes against the Palestinian people.

UK charity condemns JCB over demolition of Jerusalem playground

War on Want condemns British company JCB after Israel used the company’s machines to destroy the only playground in the Silwan neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem. Meanwhile, a JCB bulldozer was used in the demolition of Palestinian property in the occupied south Hebron hills on 15 February.

Israeli forces destroy "the only place for children in Silwan"

Josie Shields-Stromsness
East Jerusalem
15 February 2012
Israeli bulldozers demolished the only community center and refuge for Palestinian children in the Silwan neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem.

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